Rosegate

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Maurice Newman, former chairman of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation, has the necessary lack of scientific qualifications to write about climate science in The Australian (Google “Losing their religion as evidence cools off”): So when in 1969 Paul Ehrlich claimed because of global cooling it was an even-money bet whether England would survive until the year…

Rosegate: Rose hides the incline

David Rose is notorious for fabricating data to claim that global warming isn’t happening as well as for fabricating quotes, so this story in the Daily Mail comes as no surprise. Rose presents a graph of temperatures from BEST that purports to prove that global warming has stopped and then quotes Judith Curry “As for…

David Rose is notorious for fabricating quotes to misrepresent scientists. Now he’s doing the same thing to climate data. The UK Met Office recently reported that 2010 is “on track to become first or second warmest in the instrumental record”. Rose sprung into action, wrting a news story denying that global warming is happening. Rose…

Rose and McIntyre

Deep Climate documents what happened when Steve McIntyre combined his talent for making mountains out of molehills with David Rose’s talent for fabrication: So in summary, we have a nonsensical accusation of “artful” manipulation of a key graph. And we have a fake “blowup” from the Mail on Sunday that contains important differences with the…

World Exclusive! Must Credit Deltoid!! Deltoid can reveal David Rose’s fan letter to Christopher Monckton written after Monckton published his famous Chinese navy disproves global warming article. Rose gushes: Congratulations on your very important and fascinating article. I have two questions. 1. You write: ‘They also found that the graph’s authors had excluded from their…

You can add the George Kaser to the list that includes Pielke Jr, Latif and Lal. It’s like he can’t help himself. Rose claimed that he was told by Kaser that he wrote to Lal: I’m not the only person in disagreement with Dr Lal. Georg Kaser, the Austrian glaciologist, insists (indeed, he told me…

There have been two shock new developments in the Rosegate scandal. First, Deltoid can reveal that as well as misrepresenting Murari Lal and Mojib Latif, David Rose did the same thing to Roger Pielke Jr. Just as with Lal and Latif, no correction has been made. Second, in a comment left here David Rose has…

Rosegate scandal grows

There have been new developments in the Rosegate, the scandal about the way David Rose sexed up his story about the IPCC and the Himalayan glaciers. Andrew Revkin has posted an email from Murari Lal, the scientist that Rose verballed: I am not a Glaciologist but a Climatologist and the statement attributed to me in…

Rosegate

Imagine, if you will, that the emails stolen from CRU had included fawning comments from an MSM journalist to a climate scientist like this: As a veteran member of the MSM (Vanity Fair and the UK’s Mail on Sunday) may I state for the record: Sir, I salute you. Bravo! or this: without Steve’s brilliant…